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Pieces of War

Despite a camouflage paint job, the West Haven Veterans Museum and Learning Center is easy to spot. …

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House of Repute

Henry Whitfield House

A few blocks from the Guilford Town Green, stately houses line quiet streets. Most have wide, sprawling lawns. Some have barns behind them, long since converted into garages or sheds. Many are quite old, from the Victorian era or …

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Compatible with His Cerebral Organization

Portrait of Joseph Cinqué (detail), displayed at the New Haven Museum. Image provided courtesy of the New Haven Museum.

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from historian Laura A. Macaluso’s Art of the Amistad and The Portrait of Cinqué (2016), about important visual representations of the famous Amistad slave rebellion and its

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This Dog Had a Sensibility

Stubby

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from historian Laura A. Macaluso’s New Haven in World War I (2017).

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The Scene They Left Behind

Staff writer Anne Ewbank trying on replica WWI garb at the Knights of Columbus Museum

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from historian Laura A. Macaluso’s New Haven in World War I (2017).

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Now and Then

Laura A. Macaluso

When I spoke with historian Laura A. Macaluso, she was fresh from the trenches. …

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Classic Rock

At the Savin Rock Museum in West Haven, CT

Most amusement parks thrive on nostalgia for a time nobody’s old enough to directly remember—when calliope music was cutting-edge, and caramel corn was as trendy as cronuts.

For decades, West Haveners had their very own amusement park where they could …

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Hall Past

New Haven City Hall

Rising over the green with Victorian Gothic towers and windows, and surrounded by less vintage constructions, New Haven City Hall feels timeless in 2017. So it’s hard to believe that its time was once up. …

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The Graduate

Yung Wing statue at Yale's Sterling Memorial Library

New Haven is a place where students from around the world come to learn, which is one reason the city is both the cultural and multicultural capital of Connecticut.

Of course, there was a time when…

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Raising Hale

Nathan Hale statue outside Yale's Connecticut Hall

On the morning of May 10, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. …

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